Great for furniture, objects, picture frames and Iconography. Get all the tools in one place for this ancient and traditional method of applying gold leaf to complex and sculptural wood surfaces.
Select from a variety of kits based on your project and skill set.
Water Gilding Tool Kit - Includes all the tools and materials to apply Genuine Gold Leaf in the Traditional Water Gilding Method. Basic Kit contains: Gilder's Pad (Plain 6" x 6" American W/O shield), Gilder's Mop, Agate Burnisher (SL5 - see catalog), 3 " Gilder's Tip brush, Gilder's Knife (Double edge with round tip 5 ½" blade), two 3/4" Brushes, Oil free steel wool, Vaseline Petroleum Jelly, Cotton, Stirrers, Wet/dry paper. Does not include Genuine Gold leaf.
Tradional Water GIlding Tool Kit
Includes all the tools and materials to apply Genuine Gold Leaf in the Traditional Water Gilding Method. Basic Kit contains: 22kt Genuine Gold leaf book - surface leaf, 90 grams Pebble Rabbit Skin Glue, 200 grams red gilder's clay, 200 grams yellow gilder's clay, 1 lb. French whiting for gesso, 600 grit wet/dry sandpaper, 4 wooden mixing sticks
Traditional Water Gilding Kit
Water Gilding Tool Kit - Includes all the tools and materials to apply Genuine Gold Leaf in the Traditional Water Gilding Method.
GILDER’S KIT FOR “WATER GILDING” CLASSES by Charles Douglas.
KIT TO INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING ITEMS
- 213S/3.5 Tip - 3 1/2" inch Gilder's tip brush.
- MA13 Agate Burnisher
- 61/2 Mop Brush - 2 inch
- 625/1 Mop Brush - 1 inch *** (TWO BRUSHES) **
- GK/S Gilder's Knife - SIngle edge.
- GP/D Gilder's Pad - 6 inch
- 943/3/4 Mop Brush - 3/4 inch
- CARB3/1 Whiting
- RSG330/1 - Farmer's Glue
- 3355P - 5oz Jar Red Bole Clay - WET
- MA23.00DB/B - 23KT Double Gold Leaf Book. Loose leaf. 25 lvs.
Tradional Water GIlding Tool Kit
Need more leaf than one book? With a wide vvariety of Genuine Gold leaf options here are a few of our popular Traditional Water Gilding leaf types. Ranging from 22kt - 23.75kt. Or choose from our full selection.
22kt Genuine Gold Leaf Book - Manetti Brand - 16 gram
23kt Genuine Gold Leaf Book - Manetti Brand - 16 gram
23.5kt Dukaten Double Gold Leaf Book - Manetti Brand - 18 gram
23.75kt Rose Noble Double Gold Leaf Book - Manetti Brand - 18 gram
Cotton Gilders Gloves. Ideal for working with Genuine Gold Leaf, Silver Leaf and tarnishing metals like Imitation Gold and Copper Leaf.
Cotton Gilders Gloves - 100% Cotton - 6 pairs (12 individual gloves)
Basic Gilding Kit - Includes all the tools and materials to apply Copper Leaf. Basic Kit contains: Basic step-by-setp instructions, one book of Copper leaf (loose leaf), one 4 oz. bottle of Aquasize (waterbased adhesive size), natural hair brush, cotton and mixing sticks, wet/dry paper. Clear Coat Sealer sold separately. Water-based. Each book contains 25 leaves. Each leaf is 5.5" x 5.5" square. Approx coverage is 5 sq. ft.
Professional Gilding Kit - Each kit contains: Basic step-by-step instructions, one book Copper Leaf book (loose leaf), one 4 oz. bottle of yellow/ochre oil based Gilding Primer, natural hair brush, one 4 oz jar of oil based gilding size, one 4 oz Acrylic Top Coat Sealer, cotton and mixing sticks, wet/dry paper and book of leaf. Solvent-based. Each Imitation Gold leaf book contains 25 leaves. Each leaf is 5.5" x 5.5" square. Approx coverage is 5 sqft.
UPS Ground shipment only.
This product is available to ship immediately. All our Imition Copper products are shipped fully insured via UPS. Gilding Project kit shipped UPS Ground only.